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God Has Left the Building

In your life beyond church walls how is God currently nourishing your soul? Morning prayers Reading my Bible Helping others Conversations...

Beyond our Walls

A couple more worship survey questions. This time from the summer of 2015. In your life beyond church walls how is God currently...

Hope

In December of 2016 we asked those in worship: Where are you seeing hope? Here is what we came up with that Sunday. In our granddaughters...

Holy to Touch

Six years ago during worship we were asked: what is holy to our touch? We asked this question the Sunday after Easter when Thomas was...

Commandments

Back in 2012 during worship people were asked if they could write an 11th commandment what would it be. Here are some responses: Words of...

Wedding Scripture

Ever go to a wedding and somebody gets up to read 1 Corinthians 13 – the love chapter? Today’s wedding included chapter 13 but with a...

Trust

Day 84: Trust Cardiac rehab’s treadmill time gives a guy time to think. Stuff like, what exactly is holding my sternum bone together?...

6 Weeks

Rising and Falling: Back to work. Six weeks after surgery I could show up at work for (a short) part of the day. At seven weeks I got to...

Sweet!

Day 40 Today at cardiac rehab, because my heart has been acting so normal, I was told that no more will I have to wear electrodes on my...

Altars

Day 37 Altar: a table used for special or holy purposes. Ever notice how every once in a while in the bible how God stops people and asks...

5 Weeks

It has been five weeks since my surgeries. If it doesn’t snow too much Saturday I will once again be in the presence of my church...

Day 28

Recovery is a full time job, and then some - just ask Karen. So, what am I doing these days? Tomorrow marks the four week mark since my...

Questions before dark

Day 26 Questions Before Dark – Jeanne Lohmann Day ends, and before sleep when the sky dies down, consider your altered state: 1. Has...

Scorecard

Day 24 - Physically, my health is overall on a positive trajectory. I’m encouraged by the way that I’m able to walk with increasing...

Remember

Day 21 - Emotional healing It was years ago now that the speaker asked us to picture in our mind two different lists of five. Her first...

Toddler-like

Day 19 - Regressive Tendencies In some ways the past 18 days are like watching a time-lapse movie of my toddler days as there is major...

Processing

Day 17 Two Fridays ago, I showed up at the hospital at 5:00AM for cardiac bypass surgery. The plan was for three, possibly four bypasses....

Thank you

So - thank you for the thoughts and prayers and cards. Since being operated on twice a week ago Friday. Yesterday I made my first two...

Hard Days

Day 6 Wednesday: prior to surgery I used a metaphor of cocooning with becoming a butterfly. With a metaphor there always is a yes and a...

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